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Severe T'Storms Possible Wednesday Afternoon and Evening

A line of downpours and heavy thunderstorms will likely develop across the region Wednesday afternoon and evening producing some much needed and beneficial rainfall.  A few of the thunderstorms, however, could become severe producing localized damaging wind gusts and large hail as well as frequent lightning with the severe weather potential threat period running roughly from 2pm - 9pm. Be Weather Aware on Wednesday

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The Bottom Line: Watch out for holiday crooks

Updated: Wednesday, November 20 2013, 10:35 PM EST
ALBANY – Black Friday is just around the corner, and officials are warning about the dangers of identity theft when shopping.

Albany District Attorney David Soares held a press conference on Wednesday to discuss ways local shoppers and businesses can protect themselves. He says easy access to highways makes the capital region particularly vulnerable to crooks, and warns that everyone should be on the lookout for counterfeit cash in the coming weeks.

Police are working with bankers and retailers to spot bogus bills and keep an eye out for skimming devices.The Bottom Line: Watch out for holiday crooks


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